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Coming attractions in & around Atlanta February 16 2014

Ailey company returns to the Fox with new artistic director at the helm
Ailey company returns to the Fox with new artistic director at the helm
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No more snow for a while. Even though winter is still with us, there’s a lot of events happening this week. Here’s what’s coming:

In & around Atlanta
Graphics by Jae Walker, III
  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Sunday, Feb. 16: 3 P.M.

Tickets are $16-$62

Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St.
404-881-2100

http://www.alvinailey.org/atlanta

An Atlanta favorite, the world-renowned dance company presents new work and Ailey’s classic Revelations in time for Valentine’s Day. Ailey company returns to the Fox with new artistic director at the helm

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  • COSMS: 12 Artists + 12 Installations

Wednesday, Feb. 19: Zopi Kristjanson, Dave Greber (Skype)
Saturday, Feb. 22: Jason Peters (Skype), George Long

Saturdays, 4-6 P.M.
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 2-7 P.M.
Continues through March 8

Midtown Plaza, Mezzanine Level
1360 Peachtree St, Atlanta GA, 30309

http://www.dashboardcoop.org

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  • The Extraordinary League Presents The Exraordinary Book Club "The Wealth Cure"

Hosted by Extraordinary League

Thursday, Feb. 20: 8:00 P.M.

Cruzado Restaurant
366 5th Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Be there as we discuss the Wealth Cure by Hill Harper and discuss how it applies to our daily lives.

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  • Macy's Lenox Square Celebrates Black History Month

Thursday, Feb. 20: 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. (EST)
Registration Ends: February 20: 5:00 P.M.

Macy’s Lenox Square
Atlanta, Georgia

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/macys-lenox-square-celebrates-black-history-month-tickets-10497533405

Celebrate Black History Month in saluting ten decades of culture defining African-American style with an "in conversation" discussion featuring journalist and style expert Constance White, supermodel Beverly Johnson, and singer/actress Demetria McKinney, hosted by CBS Atlanta News anchor Tracye Hutchins. Enjoy a special performance by Saxophonist Jon Saxx.

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  • B.J. Novak “One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories”

Friday, Feb. 21: 7 P.M.
Admission $30-$40 includes a copy of the book.

Atlanta History Center
130 W. Paces Ferry Road
404-814-4000

An original collection of American fiction from a new voice. Writer and actor on “The Office”, Mr. Novak is also a producer.

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  • Bluerose Band Featuring "Pressha"

Hosted by Juan Da Gatekeeper Fannin

Friday, Feb. 21

Jays Place Phase 2
Stone Mountain, Georgia 30088

http://www.jaysplaceatlanta.com/phase2/

Bluerose live at Jays ll Featuring Mr. "Splackavellie" Mr. David "Pressha"Jones with Atlanta's own "Ms. Kimmie D"

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  • The Ritz Chamber Players Atlanta Concert Series: ATL | Road to Freedom:

Saturday, Feb. 22: 7:30 P.M.

This concert Road to Freedom explores the African-American contributions to American music

Ray Charles Performing Arts Center
Morehouse College
830 Westview Dr SW | Atlanta, GA 30314

http://www.ritzchamberplayers.org/

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  • The 2014 Black History Film Festival: Welcome to the 4th annual Black History Film Festival.

Saturday, Feb. 22: 10:00 A.M.– 9:00 P.M.

Riverside EpiCenter
Austell, Georgia (across the street from Word of Faith Cathedral and next to Six Flags Across Georgia)

http://www.blackhistoryfilmfestival.com/

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  • Black History Month Parade

Hosted by Earl Little

Saturday, Feb. 22: 12:00 P.M.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415027585297536/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Featuring associations, groups, bands, organizations, celebrities and special attractions from around the world.

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  • Monster Energy Supercross

Saturday, Feb. 22: 7:00 P.M.

Georgia Dome

supercrossonline.com

Come feel the excitement as the stars of Supercross show off their best moves, most breathtaking stunts, and battle it out for the top spot.

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  • Shrek the Musical

Saturday, Feb. 22 to Sunday, Mar. 16

Alliance Stage
1280 Peachtree St.
404-733-4650

http://alliancetheatre.org/production/shrek-the-musical

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February ONGOING:

  • In Love and Warcraft

Friday, Jan 31 – Sunday, Feb. 23
Fridays, Saturdays, 8 P.M.
Saturdays, Sundays, 2:30 P.M.
Tuesdays-Thursdays, Sundays, 7:30 P.M.

Alliance Theatre
1280 Peachtree St.
404-733-4650

Tickets $25-$38

http://alliancetheatre.org/production/love-and-warcraft

A master of relationships, manipulation, and psychological weapons, Evie yearns to become the master of World of Warcraft players

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  • Coloring

Friday, Jan. 10 – Sunday, Mar. 9
Tuesday - Saturday; 11 A.M. - 5 P.M.

Free

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
535 Means St.
404-688-1970

http://thecontemporary.org/exhibitions/coloring/

Showcasing the works of several artists who engage the physical and conceptual suggestions of color. Curated by Stuart Horodner

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  • In Translation

Friday, Jan. 10 – Sunday, Mar. 9
Tues –Sat; 11 P.M. - 5 P.M.

Free

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
535 Means St.
404-688-1970

http://thecontemporary.org/exhibitions/in-translation/

Visual works of several artists. Curated by Stuart Horodner.

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  • Windows to Nowhere

Saturday, Feb. 15. – Saturday, Mar 1
Sundays, 2-6 P.M. and Saturdays, 5-8 P.M.

Nelson Street Gallery
364 Nelson St.

https://www.facebook.com/events/222097134642529/?ref=22

An art exhibition featuring new artwork by Miya Bailey and Corey Davis of City of Ink.

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  • HALF-PRICED THURSDAY NIGHTS AT THE HIGH

Thursdays: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street N.E., Atlanta
www.high.org

Extended hours at half price. See the museum’s special exhibitions and permanent collection while avoiding the weekend crowds. A guided tour of Permanent Collection highlights is offered at 6:30 p.m.

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  • AMS MODEL CALL and BRONNER BROS Meet & Greet

Saturday & Sunday, Feb.22, and 23: 5:00pm

MODEL CALL Starts @6pm

3305 Moye Trail, Duluth, GA 30097

Register at www.Realityinprogress.com

Presented By MODEL HOUSE TV, ONE WORLD MEDIA and REALITY IN PROGRESS . Must Join The FaceBook Event Page To Get In The Gate and Lock In Your Reservation. Film and magazine submissions, runway and promotional models.

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  • Joe Walters: Ascension

Tuesdays-Saturdays: 11am - 6pm through Feb. 22
Free

Marcia Wood Gallery
263 Walker St.
404-827-0030

http://www.marciawoodgallery.com/

Artist Joe Walter will present exciting new developments in his trademark sculptures and works on paper.

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  • The Book Club Play

Through Sunday, Feb. 23

Horizon Theatre
Box Office (404) 584-7450

HorizonTheatre.com

A new comedy about books and the people who read and love them. But then the circle of friends starts reading between the lines.

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  • Charge UP! Charge PYNK! A Celebration of Survivorship Campaign

Sponsored by Simply Charessa Events
http://www.gofundme.com/chargepynk

Coming April 19

Charge Up! is a survivorship campaign that supports, empowers and celebrate men, women and youth who have fought against health, social and economic concerns I.e. Cancer, Bullying, and homelessness.

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